KAMAZ, a Russian truck manufacturer, has become a partner of Mercedes-Benz in construction of a plant under the German brand in the Moscow region, Russia.
As Construction.RU was told today by the press office of the Russian company, KAMAZ will help the German concern to get discounts for vehicle components, while Mercedes-Benz will ensure an increased localization and the corresponding volumes of assembled vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz and KAMAZ are already operating a joint enterprise in the Russian city of Naberezhnye Chelny, in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, within the framework of a multi-lateral partner agreement on the production assembly concluded by AvtoVAZ, Nissan, and Renault.
The plant construction is estimated at 300 million euro. The facility will be located in the Solnechnogorsk district of the Moscow region.